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File I/O in the .NET Framework with Visual Basic 

When performing complex file I/O operations, such as isolated storage, Visual Basic users may need to investigate the .NET Framework and the classes it offers. This section provides an overview of file I/O and FileSystem concepts in the .NET Framework and a listing of commonly used classes.

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Basics of .NET Framework File I/O and the File System

Provides an overview of file I/O concepts in the .NET Framework, including streams, isolated storage, file events, file attributes, and file access.

Classes Used in .NET Framework File I/O and the File System

Lists the classes used in .NET Framework file I/O and the FileSystem, including basic file I/O classes, classes that create streams, and classes that create stream writers and stream readers.

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